Hutt / Mangaroa to Twin Bridges (Junction Trip)

Info

Class: 
II
Portage?: 
No
Level: 
Any level but best if Hutt at Te Marua is > 1.8m
Gauge: 

Huitt at Te Marua 0800 220 170

Gradient: 
0.0m/km
Length: 
0.0km
Time: 
0.5-1.5 hours
Put in: 
At Mangaroa Stream confluence, next to SH2
Take out: 
At Twin Bridges - confluence of Hutt and Akatarawa or Hutt Valley CC Clubrooms on banks of Hutt River
Shuttle: 
Approx 5km , SH2/Birchville
Maps: 
NZMS 260 R26
Character: 
Low gradient, wide, easy rapids, some willow danger
Hot tip: 
Don't drink the water
This section is described in the Twin Lakes section. Basically the put-in is half way through the normal "Twin Lakes" run. There are several easy rapids to negotiate, suitable for learners at normal flows. There are numerous willows along the edges.
History: 
Credits: 
Alan Bell
NZ Whitewater 4th Edition 2006: 
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